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RAILWAYS 



Golden Jubilee Edition 

September 1988 marks the 50th anniversary of 'HORNBY DUBLO RAILWAYS'. 
These exclusive models were first manufactured by Meccano Ltd. of Liverpool 
in 1938. 

For the past 20 years or so WRENN have carried on the manufacture of these 
superb models and maintained the reputation for design, quality, and 
reliability for which 'HORNBY DUBLO' were famous. Many of the original 
tools are still in operation today. Modifications and design improvements 
have been made during this time and many new WRENN locomotives and 
rolling stock added. 

This new catalogue illustrates a superb selection of WRENN models beautifully 
detailed and hand finished. There are many attractive steam outline 
locomotives in a variety of liveries, including "Golden Arrow', and a fine range 
of B.R. Diesel or Electric stock including the famous 'Brighton Belle'. 

CONSTRUCTION: 

The majority of WRENN locomotives are hand built in limited quantities in 
exclusive heavy pressure diecast metal, designed to provide superb pulling 
power, operational stability and quiet smooth running. Metal nickel plated 
wheels are fitted throughout and metal bodies painted and stove enamelled. 
All locos and rolling stock have couplings compatible with most other 
proprietary systems, and in addition, provision for conversion to alternative 
Hornby Dublo couplings, using set W7304. 

OPERATION: 

Coaches and most rolling stock have heavy diecast metal underframes for 
strength and stability and are fitted with brass nickel plated wheel rims, and 
steel pin-point axles running in nylon bearings for smooth free running and 
longer trains. 

SERVICE: 

The powerful and reliable WRENN locomotives have motors equipped with 
adjustable bearings and direct worm drive armatures for trouble free running, 
and are designed to allow simple interchange of parts for service and 
replacement, thus ensuring that WRENN locos last longer. 




GOLDEN ARROW LIVERY: 

Several locomotives are available in this attractive livery with stove 
enamelled etched brass nameplates, colourful emblems and G/A 
insignia. See illustrations on pages 1,7 and 8. 1st Class 'Golden 
Arrow' Pullman cars are also supplied to make up authentic boat 
trains, as depicted in the fine Terence Cuneo picture above. 



NEW LIMITED EDITIONS: 

Selected locomotives are offered as limited editions each year. 
Each is supplied with a wooden display plinth, track section, 
numbered authenticity certificate and adhesive nameplate. NOTE: 
These editions are much sought after and it is essential to contact 
retailers as to availability. 



GOLDEN JUBILEE LOCOMOTIVE 

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of HORNBY DUBLO Model 
Railways we hope to be able to present a limited run of a NEW 
'GOLDEN JUBILEE' 0-6-0 Tank Loco, non-powered, with a 24 Carat 
GOLD PLATED BODY Details later. 



WRENN RAILWAYS ARE FULLY GUARANTEED AND HAVE 
PROVED TO BE THE FINEST INVESTMENT IN MODEL\ 
RAILWAYS FOR BOTH MODELLER AND COLLECTOR ALIKE. 



Special Design Features 

Introduction 

WRENN products have many special design features in addition to those listed 
below, such as full working valve gear, separate wire hand rails, and formed 
metal ladders on a number of locos and wagons. Petrol and milk tank wagons 
have wire tie-bars and Utility Vans and Horse Boxes have opening doors. 

NEW 5 Pole Motors 

Improved torque and smooth slow speed running are features of the new 5 
pole armature which has special sequential windings with welded commutator 
terminations to give greater resistance to overload. Selected locos are fitted 
with 5 pole armatures as standard and are designated with suffix 5P or as MK2, 
They are available as spares W7308 and may be fitted to any loco with 
vertically mounted armature part No. 13939 but not ringfield motors. 

NEW Brass Insignia 

Etched brass nameplates and plaques carrying relative coats of arms or 
emblems are incorporated on Bulleid Streamlined locos, Coronations and 
Royal Scots. 'Golden Arrow' versions of selected locos including the rebuilt 
class are also available, fitted with etched brass insignia on sides and fronts, 
including flags. Golden Arrow/ Fleche D'Or etched boards are fitted to new 
W6012 and W6012A Pullmans. Kit W7307 is available for both locos and 
Pullmans for conversion to 'Golden Arrow' livery. 

Sprung Centre Axle 

Royal Scots and Bulleid Locos incorporate this feature, together with centre 
flanged wheels with additional centre pick-up. The sprung centre wheels are 
designed to maintain contact with the track and provide improved additional 
current collection and better slow speed running. 

Mk2 City Locos 

Mk2 models are fitted with larger all flanged wheels and have centre wheel 
pick-up, 5 pole armatures and cab interiors as standard, providing greatly 
improved appearance and smoother slow speed running. Selected locos with 
these modifications are designated by suffix M2 on price list. 
. (/lustration: The illustration shows a selection of colourful insignia as fitted to 
Bulleid, Royal scot and Coronation locos, together with front view of Bulleid Pacific 
in 'Golden Arrow' livery. Cab interior detail and 5 pole armature. 




Front Cover Illustration: FLYING SCOTSMAN - A fine painting 
of the famous A4 Streamlined Pacific locomotive No. 4498 'Sir 
Nigel Gresley' by the celebrated artist Terence Cuneo. 
Reproduced by kind permission of the Post Office. 





Build a Layout inSuperf lex 



Model railways in 00 scale can be 
designed for a space of a few square ■ 
feet or a complete room. Whilst 6 x 4 is 
a good minimum size for a beginner, 
space saving railways on shelves under 
12" wide are possible to provide end to 
end running, with sidings, stations and 
scenic effects. Still in small size a basic 
boxed set can be extended by simply 
adding sidings with track and isolating 
points so as to allow extra trains to be 
individually run from the one controller. 

Railway modelling is not difficult but 
beginners are advised not to be over 
ambitious at the outset, and to build 
always with a view to extending 
gradually — elaborate layouts can take 
many months to build. 

Superflex Track 

With Wrenn Superflex track the flowing 
curves, the easier lead-ins to points or 
crossings and the smoother approaches 
to bridges or fly-overs may be repro- 
duced exactly to scale. 

W.7001 with Plated steel rail. 

W.7002 with Nickel silver rail (36in. long). 

W.7000 Pack of 24 rail joiners for 

Superflex. 
W.7101 Track fixing pins, %oz. pack. 




View with mail line engine in station, a Class 8 diesel at work in Class 20 B.R, diesels seen double heading local goods, with 2-8-0 

siding and petrol tankers entering tunnel. heavy freight on main line. 




Golden Eagle, 0-6-2 tank. Cities of London and Glasgow on standby, West Country Pullman Express pulls into station, with Brighton Belle 

0-6-0 tank heads coal train on lower levei. standing by on upper level. 




Alternative Locos & Wagons 



Alternative Locos Locomotives with alternative names and numbers not 
illustrated, are listed below. See illustrations under basic numbers. 



Tank 

*W2205A 0-6-0 No. 31047 
•W2206A 0-6-0 No. 31 128 
'W2207A 0-6-0 No. 1152 
*W2216A 0-6-2 No. 69496 
•W2217A 0-6-2 No, 2690 
'W2218A 2-6-4 No. 80064 

Class A4 

W2209A 'Great Snipe 1 No. 4495 
W2211A 'Silver Link' No. 2509 
W2213A 'Gannet' No. 4900 

*Alternative early BR emblem 



City 

W2226A'City of Carlisle' 

No. 46238 
W2226AM2 'City of Carlisle' Mk2 
W2227A'SirWm.Stanier' 

No. 6256 
W2227AM2'Sir Wm. Stanier' Mk2 
W2228A 'City of Edinburgh' 

No. 46241 
W2228M2 'City of Birmingham' 

Mk2 No. 46235 
W2241 A 'Duchess of Gloucester' 

No. 6225 
W2241AM2 'Duchess of 

Gloucester' Mk2 



Castle 

W2221 A 'Bristol Castle' No. 7013 

R/Scot 

W2273/5P 'R.A.F.' No. 46159 

5 pole 
W2275/5P 'Lancashire Witch' 

No. 6125 5 pole 

Bulleid 

W2274/5P 'Hurricane' 
No. 34065 5 pole 

2-8-0 

W2224A BR No. 48290 
W2225A LMS No. 8233 



W2264 'Duchess of Hamilton' in BR Maroon as preserved, with smoke deflectors — see 'City of London' illustration. 

Non-Powered Models 

These have been added as dummy models or for simulated double-heading operation. The BR Class 20 

Bo-Bo's in particular can still be seen operating in this manner. Diesel models carry alternative numbers. 

BO-BO W2230 NP, W2230B NP. DIESEL W2231 NP, W2232NP. 



W.2232A Class 8 0-6-0 Diesel Shunter BR An alternative B.R. Blue loco with 
later number and distinctive yellow/black safety markings. 

W5051A Mineral Wagon 'Esso' For oil company industrial use with W.2201. 

W.5060 Low Sided Wagon Useful for carrying a variety of loads. 

W.4655A Mineral Wagon BR 16T New 16T steel mineral wagon. 

W.4652 Machine Wagon Loriot G.W. Low loading wagon. 

W.5079 Hopper Wagon N.E. These welded steel 21T bottom discharge 
wagons were used mainly for transporting coal in the N.E. 

W.5080 Cement Wagon 'Rugby Cemenf A pressure discharge bulk powder 
wagon with attractive private owner marking. 

W.5081 'Presflo' Cement Wagon The standard B.R. wagon designed for the 
transport and pressure discharge of powder products. 



W. 2232 A 



W.5079 



W.5080 



W.5081 




W.4655A 





railways ) The choice of the expert 







Nearly thirty years manufacturing experience 
is built into every WRENN product to ensure 
the quality, the realism, and the reliability for 
which they have become renowned 
throughout the world. 

Some of the many manufacturing processes 
involved in the production of just one of the 
superb WRENIM diecast metal locomotives are 
illustrated, showing the care and attention to 
detail necessary to maintain the WRENN 
reputation as - the choice of the expert. 

(V A Company tool maker 
ecks the accuracy of finished 
>duct 

Start of a new locomotive, 
very accurate machine tool is 
produced from a prototype 
steel body on this three 
dimensional pantograph 
machine. This requires 
too/makers of a very high 
standard. 





All WRENN locomotives are electrically 
operated and supplied ready to run on 
most O0/H0 trackwork. A standard 12 
volt D.C. power supply is required and 
couplings match those of most other 
major suppliers enabling locos and 
rolling stock of different manufacture 
to be mixed and run together. 
Alternative Hornby Dublo type 
couplings are also available. 




'3J Locomotive motor armatures being spark 
tested. In this process, designed by Wrenn's, up 
to 500 volts is put through a norma! 12 voit 
armature to make sure that there are no shorts or 
breakdowns in the insulation. Such care 
guarantees long running of Wrenn locomotives. 

f 4) Locomotive wheels are precision turned after 
die casting and they are batch tested for accurate 
production. This ensures smooth running on the 
track. 

(Be/owl Hand lining of locomotive bodies in the 
correct livery colours. This is a very skilled 
operation. These bodies, after die-casting, are 
completely hand finished involving up to 25 
separate operations. 







railways) Technical Specifications 



All WRENN products are manufactured to the highest 
standards and guaranteed against faulty workmanship 
and materials. Full factory servicing is available. 

SCALE '00' : 4mm/ft - 1/76 

TRACK GAUGE : '00/HO': 16.5mm 0.65 ins 
VOLTAGE : 12/14V d.c. Current: 0.30 amps 

SUPPRESSION : To counter radio and T.V. interference 

under normal conditions of reception. 
COUPLINGS : Automatic 'Hornby Railways' type - as 

most other proprietary systems. 

All locomotives and rolling stock have provision for 
conversion to alternative Hornby Dublo couplings; use 
set No. W7304. 



WAGON WHEEL & TRACK DIMENSIONS 

Plain Axle l03"(26-1mm) 
Pinpoint 10r(25-6mm) 



I 
■08 dia. ^ 

C2mm} 



. -56' (142mm) . 

U mi 



~T 



31 



■62" (157 mm) 



hJ -4B"die. 

-"' (12-1mm) 



•05" (1-25 mm) 



WHEEL 6 AXLE 

■65' 06-5 mm? _ -Q45" 
■10' (2-5 mm) ~ " " r (Mmm) 

| H7"(g8-7mm) _| (2 2mm) 



06' 

(1-Smm) 



SUPERFLEX TRACK 



ELECTRIC MOTORS. WRENN locomotives incorporate custom built long life motors. These 
have now been manufactured over a period of some thirty years and are justifiably renowned for both 
reliability and ease of servicing. 

To ensure this reliability WRENN employ not one, but 
six different types, each designed to meet the specific 
requirement of the class concerned. The highest grade 
magnets are used, either precision ground Ringfield or 
orthodox slug magnets fitted with pole pieces. The 
motor designs all allow simple interchange of parts 
such as brushes, springs, armatures, and adjustable 
bearings, such that they virtually never wear out. The 
six types are illustrated in detail below. 



_c52a_ 




Vertical ringfield motor. 



Vertical motor standard. 








Ringfield motor standard. 




Ringfield motor long shaft. 




Motor bogie twin drive. 




Tank motor 0-6-0. 




Loco & Wagon Selection 



W2217A 0-6-2 Loco Class N 2 Tank 
L.N. E.R. Black 

W2266A 4-6-2 Loco West Countrv 

'City of Wells' Golden Arrow 

♦W2266A/X 4-6-2 Loco West Country 
'City of Wells' 
(not illustrated) 

W5068 Coal Hopper Wagon, 

Charringtons 

W5069 5 Plank Wagon 

'British Soda' with load 

W5070 Salt Wagon ' Distillers 

Co. Ltd! 

W5071 Bulk Grain Wagon 

'BassCharrington' 

W5072 Cement Wagon 'Blue Circle' 

W5073 Steel Wagon 'British 

Anthracite Collieries' 

W5074 Coal Wagon 'Bassetts' 

Tarred Slag with load 

W5075 Coal Wagon 'Twinings' with 

load 



W5076 


Petrol Wagon 'Power Ethyl' 


W5077 


Tank Wagon 'United 




Molasses' 


W5078 


Stone Hopper Wagon 




'Wilton Quarry Ltd! 




with load 



Choice of Locos 



W2269 Rebuilt Battle of Britain No. 34053 
Sir Keith Park' BR. Green G.A. 

This 'Golden Arrow' version of this fine model 
carries smoke deflector arrows, front insignia, 
British/ French flags and etched nameplates. 
W2269X Non 'Golden Arrow' version. 

W2270 2-6-4 4MTTank No. 80135 B.R. Green 

An alternative to the orthodox black livery. 
Numbered 80135 as preserved by the North 
Yorkshire Moors Railway in B.R. Green livery. 

W2271 2-6-4 4MT Tank No. 9025 L.N.E.R. Green 

Resplendent in fully lined out L.N.E.R. Green 
livery. An extremely attractive version for mixed 
traffic operation. 

W2272 2 8-0 Freight No. 8016 L.M.S. Maroon 

A popular and versatile loco in alternative 
L.M.S. livery, ideal for hauling heavy freight. 




New Loco & Rolling Stock 




RAILWAYS 



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W.2280 


0-6-2 Tank Loco G.W.' 


W.4630A 


Cattle Wagon 'G.W.' 


W.5022A 


Banana Van 'Fyffes' 


W.5082 
W.5084 


Hopper Wagon 'Sykes' 
Cement Wagon 'Bulk Cemenr 


W.5085 


Utility Van LM.S. 


W.5086 


Milk Wagon 'Co-op' 
Parcels Van 'Red Star' 


W.5087 


W5Q88 


Hopper Wagon 'British Gas' 
Refrigerator Van 'Insul-Meaf 


W.5089 


W.5090 


Guards Van B.R. (ex LM.S.) 


W.5091 


Milk Wagon 'Unigate' 


W.5092 


Cement Wagon 'Readymix* 


W.5093 


Tank Wagon 'I.C.I. Chlorine' 


W.5094 


Ventilated Van B.R. Grey 


W.5095 


Milk Wagon 'Express Dairies' 


W.5096 


Coal Wagon 'A. Bramley' 
Hopper Wagon 'British Steel' 


W.5098 


W.5099 


Brake Van S.W.B. B.R. Brown 


W.5099A 


Brake Van S.W.B. B.R. Grey 


W.5100 


Ventilated Van 'Wrenn Railways' 


W.4658X 


Silo Wagon 'Prestwin' 


W.5007X 


Banana Van B.R. 


W.5019X 


Refrigerator Van 





RAILWAYS 



Mixed traffic engines 

In 1951 a fine new mixed traffic locomotive was introduced 
the Class 4 MT 2-6-4 tank. It was designed at Brighton and 
ultimately some 155 were made. 

The smaller N2 0-6-2 from a 1921 Gresley design was already 
famous. These locos could be seen all over the B.R. system. 
The tiny 0-6-0 tank and was seen everywhere on local duties. 

Special reference must be made to the Caledonian 2-6-4 in 
blue. The ex I. M.S. forerunner is preserved in C.R. livery at the 
Lakeside Railway, Ambleside, Windermere. 

Note: 0-6-0 locomotives have moulded plastic bodies. The 2-6-4 and 0-6-2 
models are diecast metal. 





W.2202 

0-6-0 Industrial tank — North Thames Gas 
For private owner use, there are colourful 
matching open wagons. 

W.2203 

0-6-0 industrial tank — Shell 

Most interesting used with matching Shell 

wagons, 

W.2205 

0-6-0 shunter B.R. 

Authentic B.R. livery, available for freight 
and passenger use also. 

W.2214 

Class N2 6-2 tank L.M.S. 

A Gresley 1921 design in an alternative livery 
for L.M.S. 

W.2218 

Class 4 MT 2-64 tank B.R. 

In authentic B.R. livery, a classic all purpose 

engine. 

W.2219 

Class 4 MT 2^4 tank LM.S. 

Attractive in an alternative L.M.S. era 
maroon livery. 

W.2246 

Class 4 MT 2^-4 tank C.R. 

In Caledonian blue, an attractive alternative 
to the original B.R. black version. 




RAILWAYS 



Diesel Power 



The first B.R. standard design of diesel for other than shunting 
duties to be put into service was a product of the English Electric 
Company. It was the 1,000 b.h.p. No. D.8000 introduced by B.R. in 
1957, and represented by the WRENN Class 20 No. D.8017. 

The class 8 0-6-0 diesel shunters are in a choice of four attractive 
liveries, the National Coal Board model providing the chance to 
introduce industrial sidings and shunting operations to layouts. 

These super WRENN models of metal and plastics construction are 
beautifully detailed and finished. 





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W.2230 



Class 20 Bo Bo diese! B.R. 

Can be used on all B.R. steam layouts from 1957. 



W.2230B Class 20 Bo-Bo diesel B.R. 

Can be seen working on the railways today. 

W.2231 Class 8 0-6-0 diesel shunter B.R. 

These 350 hp locos carry the distinctive 

outswinger cranks. 
W.2232 Class 8 6 diesel shunter B.R. 

Updated with the later B.R. blue livery. 
W.2233 Class 8 0-6-0 diesel shunter LM.S. 

In the original livery as introduced by L.M.S. 

in earlier days. 
W.2234 Class 8 0-6-0 diesel shunter N.C.B. 

An industrial loco with N.C. B. markings. 




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RAILWAYS 



Eastern route 



The famous East Coast route was the 
result of an alliance in the middle of the 
last century of the Great Northern, North 
Eastern and North British Railways. 

The Talisman was a typical example of an 
East Coast route named train and left 
London and Edinburgh respectively at 4 
o'clock in the afternoon, stopping at 
Newcastle, where the engines were 
changed. Class A4 Pacific locomotives 
were used and the journey between 
King's Cross and Waverley was made in 
six hours forty minutes. 

WRENN replicas are in diecast metal, 
with tenders in plastics, and include, the 
superb record breaking Mallard. The 
powerful 2-8 illustrated is in diecast 
metal. 

The N2 0-6-2 tank, used to haul local 
passenger trains is all metal also. 

W.2209 

Class A4 Pacific. Golden Eagle LN.E.R. 

Certainty one of the most attractive liveries. 

W.2240 

Class 8F 2-8-0 freight LN.E.R. 

Famous since 1935, one of the most successful 

freights. 



W.2240 




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W.2210 




W.2213 



W.2210 

Class A4 Pacific. Mallard. LN.E.R. 

No. 4468 this is the famous record breaker as it subsequently 

ran and before the change of colour and number by B.R. 

W.2212A 

Class A4 Pacific. Sir Nigel Gresley LN.E.R, 

Not illustrated but similar to Mallard in blue, carries No. 4498. 
As preserved. W.2212 Gresley with alternative later number. 

W.2213 

Class A4 Pacific. Peregrine LN.E.R. 

Unusual in the ail black wartime livery. 

W.2217 

Class N2 6 2 tank LN.E.R. 

A handsome passenger or freight loco. 




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RAILWAYS 




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Western 
Region 



Famous Western Region trains out of 
Paddington included the Torbay and 
Cornish Riviera expresses. The 
iatter's non stop run from Paddington 
to Plymouth was for twenty years 
the longest in the world, 225.7 miles. 
Both trains were hauled by a 4-6-0 of 
the Swindon design which took form 
in 1907 with the Stars, progressing to 
the Kings and the superb Castle 
Class. 

Castles, made for many years from 1923 with only slight 
modifications, were used to haul these trains. The WRENN 
range includes several Castles in a choice of liveries including 
experimental light green. The interesting Windsor Castle is in 
B.R. main line blue, whilst the famous Clun and Devizes are 
resplendent in Great Western green. 

Superbly detailed in all diecast metal, featuring bright metal 
handrails, brass whistles, copper capped chimneys and 
realistic plated valve gear, they are authentic models to be 
proud of. A fine G.W. 2-6-4 tank completes this selection. 

W.2222 

4-6-0 Devizes Castle G.W.R. 

Another superb model of this famous class in authentic G.W. livery. 




W.2220 




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W.2247 

4-60 Clun Castle G.W.R. 

This attractive example lined in orange and 
black is as preserved at Tyseley. 

W.2220 

2-6-4 Tank G.W. 

Useful for passenger or freight duties. 

W.2223 

4-6-0 Windsor Castle B.R. 

In 1948 British Railways main line blue. 

W.2221 

4-6-0 Cardiff Castle B.R. 

(not illustrated) Available in B.R. green. 




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Variety in B. R. Steam has been provided 
by four famous designs which became 
steam classics. 

The Castle Class was built continuously 
from 1923 to 1939. In 1923 their cost was 
nearly seven thousand pounds. They were 
made again after the war with only very 
slight modifications. 

The celebrated A4 Class Pacifies were first 
built in 1935. Some 35 were made from 1935 
to 1938. Their designer. Sir Nigel Gresley, 
died in 1941. By this time more than 100 
locomotives to his designs were in service. 
The Mallard in green is illustrated here in 
its later B.R. livery. It is also available in the 
original L.N.E.R. blue as No. 4468. This was 
the famous world record breaker which, 
with a seven coach load of 240 tons gross, 
achieved 126 mph near Peterborough on 
3rd July 1938. 

The B.R. Bulleid Pacifies; the first rebuilt 
type appeared in 1956. Also available in the 
range is the rebuilt Merchant Navy Class 
locomotive No. 35028 Clan Line, preserved 
by the Merchant Navy Preservation Society. 



W.2221B 




W.2211 




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The B.R. Coronation Class City of 
Glasgow, is one of the superb B.R. 
Class 8 Stanier designed Pacifies 
bearing names of cities. Others 
available are London, Liverpool and 
Birmingham, giving a choice of 
colour and livery. 

W.2221B 

4-6-0 Brecon Castle B.R. 

An unusual Castle, this W.R, express loco is 

diecast and lined out in an experimental light 

green livery. 

W.2211 

Class A4 Pacific. Mallard B.R. 

This famous record breaker is shown with 
later green B.R. livery and number. Made in 
diecast metal with moulded plastics tender. 

W.2229 

Coronation Class City of Glasgow B.R. 

Attractive in blue, fully lined out livery. 
Construction is diecast with metal and 
plastics tender. 

W.2235 

West Country - Barnstaple B.R. 

One of the superb and powerful 4-6-2 
locomotives. More than 100 were made. 
Finely detailed with smoke deflectors, 
metal hand rails, metal body and diecast 
and plastics tender. 



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British Rail 



The B.R. modernisation plan 
provided for faster services for 
perishable and other freight. The 
addition of automatic vacuum 
brakes and special couplings 
allowed vehicles to be tight 
coupled like passenger stock and 
not now relying on braking only 
from the engine, and the brake 
van, speeds were increased and 
the powerful 2-8-0 freight was a 
very important loco in the new 
B.R. programme. 

The smaller B.R. Class 1M2 0-6-2 
tanks also helped with local 
freight and passenger services, 
together with the versatile little 
0-6-0's. Passenger services were 
also being improved, particularly 
on all long distance runs. The 
Stanier Pacific, City of London, 
was one of the first locomotives 
to be given a very handsome 
maroon livery. 

The WRENN City of Birmingham, 
is fully lined out in the standard 
B.R. green livery of this period. 



W.2224 



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W.2206 

Ctass R1 0-6-0 tank 

Resplendent in malachite green 
livery. 0-6-0 locos were used on 
local passenger service. 

W.2216 

Class N2 0-6-2 tank 

A classic loco on B.R. Used in 
large numbers on passenger and 
freight duties. 

W.2224 

Class 8F 2-8-0 freight B.R. 

A superb heavy diecast model, very 

powerful and ideal for hauling long 

goods trains. 

W.2226 

Coronation Class City of 

London B.R. 

As used to haul the famous Caledonian 
Express. 

W.2228 

Coronation Class City of 

Birmingham B.R. 

This fine locomotive is preserved in 
Birmingham Science Museum. 

Note The 2-8-0 and 0-6-2 
locomotives are in diecast metal, 
the 0-6-0 in plastics, Cities have 
metal/plastic tenders. 



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Southern 
Region 



The Southern Region stretched 
from Kent to Cornwall, to the 
south west as far as Exeter and 
Plymouth on one side and south 
east to Dover and the Isle of 
Thanet, with tracks serving 
Bournemouth, Portsmouth, 
Brighton and many other South 
Coast resorts. 

Superb Pacific 4-6 2 locomotives 
were used bearing the crests and 
names of West Country towns, 
others carried Merchant Navy 
insignia. These Pacifies of the re- 
built class, in their newer modified 
form were very handsome. The 
WRENN West Countries are 
constructed in metal with plastics 
and metal tenders. 

W.2236 

West Country Dorchester B.R. 

In B.R. green livery, {not illustrated) 

W.2237 

West Country Lyme Regis S.R, 

A fine rebuilt Pacific. 




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W.2238 

Pacific Clan Line B.R. 

A preserved locomotive bearing Merchant 

Navy insignia. 

W.2239 

West Country Eddystone B.R. 

A famous name given to one of the rebuilt 

Pacifies. 

W.2245 

Class 4 MT 2-6-4 tank S.R. 

In diecast metal, lined out in S.R. livery. 

W.2207 

Class R1 0-6-0 tank S.R. 

Designed by Wainwright. In moulded 

plastics with brass whistles, and buffers. 




L.M.S. Locos 



The famous Coronation Class Pacific 
or 4-6-2 locos designed by Sir William 
Stanier F.R.S., were employed on the 
West Coast route between London 
and Scotland. 

In 1937 these fine locomotives of the 
8P class represented a peak in 
British loco development, They could 
be seen at Liverpool, Manchester, 
Birmingham and other London main 
line stations. 

The 0-6-2, a Gresley 1921 
design, was extensively 
used for mixed traffic as 
was the R1 0-6-0. 

2-8-0 8F freight locos were 
a very common sight 
throughout the Midlands, 
and the WRENN 2-8-0 
coupled to a long line of 
Hopper or mixed freight 
stock makes a fine and 
authentic train. 





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Class R1 0-6-0 tank L.M.S. 

This model is in moulded plastics, with 

brass buffers, whistles, etc. 

W.2215 

Class N2 0-6-2 tank LM.S. 

Adapted from the original 1921 Gresley 

design. 

W.2225 

Class 8F 2 80 freight L.M.S. 

A similar locomotive is preserved and 
runs on the Severn Valley Railway. 

W.2227 

Coronation Class City of Stoke on 

Trent LM.S, (not illustrated 7 

Most distinctive in lined out L.M.S. 

black livery, this 4-6-2 locomotive 

features smoke deflectors, name 

plates, plated valve gear and wheel 

tyres. 

W.2242 

City of Liverpool LM.S. 

Fully lined out in L.M.S. maroon. The 

specifications are as for the City of 

Stoke. 

W.2241 

Duchess of Hamilton LM.S. 

A further example from the Coronation 

Class, similar to the City of Stoke, as 

run minus smoke deflectors. 

Note: The 2-8-0 and 0-6-2 locomotives 
are in diecast metal. The Cities and 
Duchess have metal f plastics tenders. 



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Royal Scots - 6P Class L.M.S. 

Introduced in 1927 these fine locomotives were used for working maximum load 
express trains between Euston and Glasgow. The service was later extended to other 
towns and cities. The Royal Scot train could cope with loads of over 400 tons daily. The 
WRENN locos illustrated are in the original parallel boiler form as introduced. There 
were 70 in the class. Some years later modifications were made fitting Stanier taper 
boilers, modified fire boxes etc. The original version as produced will provide a 
handsome and authentic reminder of this superb locomotive which also ran without 
smoke deflectors, an example is also included, — In diecast metal and in a choice of 
black, maroon and green liveries these famous and rare 4-6-0's will certainly become 
collectors items. They are fitted with centre sprung all flanged wheels with additional 
centre pick up. 



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W.2260 Royal Scot 6P Class LM.S. Royal Scot. 
The most famous name in this illustrious class. 
Superbly detailed and fully lined out in authentic L.M.S. 
maroon livery. 

W.2261 Royal Scot 6P Class L.M.S. Black Watch. 

Another famous named loco. The finely detailed valve 
gear shows up to perfection. 

W.2262 Royal Scot 6P Class B.R. Grenadier Guardsman 

Resplendent in B.R. green this version introduces this 
famous Scot to modellers of the B.R. era. 

W.2273/5P 

Royal Scot 6P Class No. 46159 The Royal Air Force' 

B.R. Blue 

One of the later Scots introduced in 1931 appropriately 
finished in B.R. Blue and named 'The Royal Air Force; in 
contrast to the more usual army regimental names (not 
illustrated). 

Alternative locos: 

W.2260A 'Caledonian' No. 6141 L.M.S. Maroon 

W.2261A 'Queen Victoria's Rifleman' No. 6160 L.M.S. Black 

W.2262A 'The Manchester Regiment' No. 46148 B.R. Green 

W, 2274/ 5P' Lancashire Witch' No. 6125 L.M.S. Maroon Bpole 




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Southern Motor Coaches 



In January 1933 five-car electric multiple-unit Pullman sets entered service 
between Victoria and Brighton. The 5-BEL sets were built by Metropolitan- 
Cammell in 1932. Originally called the Southern Belle, the name was changed 
from the end of June 1934 and the service was renamed Brighton Belle. From 
1969 the units were repainted and ran in B.R. blue and grey livery. Both 
liveries are represented. 

The Belie ran, except for some periods during the war, until the end of April 
1972 when it was withdrawn from service and the cars were ultimately put up 
for sale. The 5-BEL sets consisted of a motor brake second at each end, two 
first class kitchen cars, and a trailer second. These cars are included in the 
WRENN range to complete these famous five car sets in both liveries. 




M.300&I7 





These superb WRENIM motor coaches are fitted 
with traction tyres to avoid wheel slip and the 
bodies are of moulded plastics, highly detailed for 
the utmost realism. The two car sets comprise — 
a motor brake 2nd and a matching non powered 
version. 

W.3004/5 Pullman Motor Coach Set Brighton Belle 
Motor brake/2nd with matching non powered car in B.R. 
blue livery, 
W.3006/7 Pullman Motor Coach Set Brighton Belle 

Motor brake/2nd with matching non powered car in Pullman 
livery. 

<4 The 'Brighton Belie'. 







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Brighton Belle 



These sets were all Pullman, made up as 
follows: 

Motor Brake Second 

The weight was 62 tons, with four 225 h.p. 
B.T.H. traction motors. Seating capacity 48 2nd 
class. 

Trailer Second 

Weight 39 tons, seating capacity 56 2nd class. 

Trailer Kitchen First 

Weight 43 tons, seating capacity 20 1st class. 

Trailer Kitchen First 

Weight and seating as above. 

Motor Brake Second 
As above. 

There were gangways between sets. Total 
passenger capacity of the 5-BEL was 152 2nd 
class and 40 1st class in the two kitchen first cars. 




W.6002A 




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W.6001A 

Pullman 2nd class car. No. 86 

A parlour car, lined out in Pullman livery for the 

5-BEL unit. 

W.6002A 

Pullman 1st class car, Audrey 

A trailer kitchen first, two are used to complete 

the five car set. 

W.6004A 

Pullman 2nd class. 

A parlour car in B.R. blue named Brighton Belle 

for the B.R. 5-BEL unit. 

W.6005A 

Pullman 1st class car. 

A trailer kitchen first in B.R. blue named Brighton 
Belle, two are used to complete the five car set. 




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W.6002 



RAILWAYS 



Pullman Cars 



A Pullman service was introduced on a section 
of the LN.E.R. in 1923 between London 
Harrogate and Newcastle. Up to 1928 new 
services were introduced and the Newcastle 
train was extended to Edinburgh. 

Considerable changes were made to the 
Pullman stock, a number were remodelled in 
1951 to match the Pullmans of the Golden 
Arrow. Pullmans were used on the Devon 
Belle, and on the Torquay run and after this 
were used on the Southampton liner services. 

Kings Cross stock was replaced by new 
Pullmans in 1960-61. In the Southern Region 
they were used on the Brighton Belle until 
1967. Earlier Pullmans were also used in Italy 
by the Wagon-Lits Company for their Milan- 
Cannes service. These coaches were returned 
in 1928. 

Fine authentic trains can be made up with 
these super WRENN Pullman coaches, hauled 
by West Country or Castle Class locomotives. 
They were also seen all over the country 
behind other famous locomotives also in the 
WRENN range. The blue cars listed, with the 
named Golden Arrow, 1st class trailer car 
allow replicas of this famous train to be made 
up. 




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W.6005 




The Wrenn Railways 00 Scale Pullman cars 
have super-detailed moulded plastics bodies 
which are finished in either the Pullman 
Company chocolate/cream or the later British 
Railways grey/blue liveries. The interiors are 
fitted out with seats, tables and table lamps 
and the diecast metal bogies are equipped 
with metal tyred wheels running on needle 
point axles. 



W.6005 

Pullman car, first class. Golden Arrow 

All first trailer car with kitchen unit. B.R. grey/blue livery. 

W.6004 

Pullman car, second class 

Second class trailer car. B.R. grey /blue livery. 

W.6003 

Pullman car, brake/second 

Brake end trailer car with second class saloon. 
B.R. grey/blue livery. 

W.6002 

Pullman car, first class 

All first trailer car with kitchen unit. Pullman 
chocolate/cream livery. 

W.6001 

Pullman car, second class 

Second class trailer car. Pullman chocolate/cream livery. 

W.6000 

Pullman car, brake/second 

Brake end trailer car with second class saloon, 

Pullman chocolate/cream livery. 



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RAILWAYS 



Pullman 
Coaches 



As long ago as 1922 Pullmans were introduced 
between Charing Cross and Hastings. As with 
many Pullmans considerable alterations and 
conversions were made. For example, six 
wooden bodied cars were built in 1926, 
converted to composites some years later. 
Taken out of service during the war they were 
returned, rebuilt as buffet cars in 1946. 

In 1958 they were re painted green and used 
on Waterloo-Southampton Docks boat trains. 
Finally about 1960 they were transferred to 
S.R. stock and withdrawn in 1963/64. A very 
chequered career over nearly 40 years. 

The WREIMN Pullmans illustrated are of a later 
type, and have been produced and lined out in 
alternative Southern and Midland liveries, to 
provide further variety in making up colourful 
trains hauled by engines of similar tivery. They 
are constructed to the same high standards 
associated with the WRENN range. 
Construction is of plastics with metal bogies, 
metal tyred wheels, pin point axles in nylon 
bearings. 



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W.6DD6 

Pullman Brake72nd S.R. 



W.6DP3 

Pullman Brake/2nd L.M.S. 

W.6010 

Pullman 2nd class L.M.S. 

W.6011 

Pullman 1st class L.M.S. 





RAILWAYS 



Freight Rolling Stock 




During the period of the mid fifties, over a million tons of freight was 
handled by British Railways each working day. It was originally the 
movement of coal that caused the rapid growth of our Railway system, 
and a large part of the million tons was in the transport of coal. 

Some of the best known locomotives used for this freight traffic were 
the 2 8 8F Freight the 4MT and 0-6-0 tank also the Class 20 Diesel. 

The Wrenn range of freight rolling stock includes those of the four pre- 
nationalisation companies and British Railways, together with a wide 



selection of the 
wagons and vans operated by thel 
companies on behalf of their private owners.. 
Many of the latter were finished in bright colours and 
carried the owners names and advertising slogans. They added interest 
and brightness to the full-size railway scene and will similarly enhance 
any model layout. 

Most vehicles have diecast chassis and plastics moulded bodies. 
Detailing and adherence to scale is of a high order and friction free 
running is ensured by the use of metal tyred wheels, with needle point 
metal axles running in nylon bearings. Standard auto-couplings are fittec 
but conversion kits to for Hornby-Dublo couplings are available at 
reasonable cost. 



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RAILWAYS 



Company 
Wagons 



W.5029 

G.W.R, steel 12 ton mineral wagon. Dark grey with 

lettering, 

W.5029 L 

As W.5029 with ore load. 

W.5031 

L.N.E.R. long wheelbase goods brake van. Light grey 
with white roof and markings. 

W.5019 

G.W.R. refrigerated van. Grey/white finish with end 

handrails. Authentic markings. 

W.5032 

L.M.S. 5 plank open wagon with load. 

W.5030 

L.M.S. 12 ton ventilated van. Red/grey finish with 
appropriate markings. 

W.5028 

L.N.E.R. 12 ton banana van. Corrugated end walls, 
realistic door gear. 

NOTE: The colours and specifications of all freight 
wagons may be subject to change. 



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B.R. Wagons 



W.4655 

B.R, 16 ton steel mineral wagon. Well detailed body, 
correct markings. 

W.4655 L 

As W.4655 with coal load. 

W.4312 

B.R. (WR) long wheelbase 20 ton goods brake van. 

Authentic markings. 

W.4630 

B.R. cattle wagon. Open sides, realistic door detail. 

W.4640 

B.R. all steel open goods wagon. Door gear and 

strapping clearly indicated. 

W.5012 

B.R. Express Parcels van in blue livery with white 
markings. 

W.4310 

B.R. long wheefbase 20 ton goods brake van. Side 

footboards. 

NOTE: The colours and specifications of all freight 
wagons may be subject to change. 



38 






RAILWAYS 



Private 
Owner Wagons 



Private owners' wagons have long been an 
interesting feature of railways in Britain. 
Many nationally known names are to be 
seen and their bright colours liven the 
appearance of any layout. In addition, the 
private owner vehicles must always be 
picked out of trains at sidings or 
marshalling yards and returned to their 
home base as quickly as possible after 
unloading. This operating requirement can 
add even greater interest to freight 
workings on a Wrenn Railway. 

W.5013 

St. Ivel 6-wheeled tank wagon for dairy produce. With 
end stays and access ladders. 

W.5005 

Tunnel Cement hopper wagon. Grey finish with 
authentic name panels. 

W.5023 

Milk Marketing Board 6-wheeled milk tank wagon. 
Blue livery. 

W4658 

Fisons Fertilizer Prestwin silo wagon. With ladders, 
walkaways and pipe gear. 

W.4318 

Peek Frean's 12 ton ventilated van for biscuit traffic. 

Full markings. 

W.4657 

United Dairies 6-wheeled milk tank wagon. Fully 

detailed, white livery, 



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W.4305 

Long wheelbase passenger fruit van. 
Red /grey finish with Babyeham 
posters. 

W4644 

B.R. 21 ton hopper wagon as used for 
ore and coal traffic. Grey finish. 



W.4315 

Royden Stables long wheelbase horse 
box. Opening doors, posters, green 
livery, 



W.5009 

B.S.A. gunpowder van in B.R. brown 

livery with lettering and insignia. 



W.4311 

L.M.S. long wheelbase 20 ton goods 
brake van. Correct markings and 
numbers. 



W.4625 

B.R. bulk grain hopper wagon. 
Covered roof, access ladders, grey 
finish. 



W.4305 



W.4644 




W.4315 



W.5009 



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W.5Q36 

Hoveringham hopper wagon for ore traffic. In red 
oxide with white lettering. 



W.5034 

N.T.G. all steel open wagon, Yellow finish with red 

lettering. Dummy coal load. 

W.5033 

S.R. 12 ton ventilated van. Corrugated end walls, 

white lettering. 



W.5038 

S.R. long wheelbase goods brake van. Chimney and 

vents on roof, white lettering. 



W.5037 

G.W.R. long wheelbase goods brake van. Light grey 
finish with white lettering. 



W.5035 

National Coal Board 21T hopper wagon with load. 



W.5000 

J. Bly & Co. 5-plank 10 ton coal wagon in green 
livery. 

W5003 

Guinness 6-wheeled tank wagon for brewery traffic. 
Silver tank with bracing and ladders. 

W.5026 

Park Ward all steel mineral wagon. Well lettered, with 
interior in grey contrast finish. 

W.5001 

Blue Spot fish van, 12 ton. White/grey colours with 

Ross Foods markings. 

W.5007 

Geest 12 ton banana van, marked and numbered for 
vacuum brake fitted stock. 

W.5004 

Dunlop 12 ton ventilated van in yellow finish. 
Correctly styled posters. 






W.5024 

Jas. Colman Ltd salt wagon. Green/grey livery plus 
correct lettering. 

W.5025 

Wm. Carter & Co. ore hopper wagon with dummy 
load. Accurately detailed. 

W.5021 

Cerebos Salt hopper wagon with enclosed roof. Fitted 
with access ladders and name panels. 

W.5022 

Fyffes 12 ton banana van. Vent fitted ends. 
Yellow/grey livery with Blue Label panels. 

W.4635 

Higgs 5-plank, 12 ton coal wagon. Grey finish with 
dummy load. 

W.5Q10 

Robertsons 12 ton ventilated van for preserves traffic. 
Includes famous golliwog emblems. 




These Wrenn fuel tank wagons feature 
metal/plastics construction, top filler vents, 
wire braces and authentic markings. 

W.5Q39 

Esso fuel tank wagon, 

W.5040 

Shell fuel tank wagon. 

W.5041 

Mobil fuel tank wagon. 

W.5042 

Esso fuel tank wagon. 

W.5043 

Ayr Co-op 5-plank open wagon for coal transport. 

W.5044 

Double Diamond 6 wheeled tank wagon for brewery 
traffic fitted with bracing and ladders. 







W.5016 

Blue Circle Cement hopper wagon with ladders, roof 
walkaway and correct insignia. 

W.5015 

Hinchley ore hopper wagon with dummy chalk load. 
Authentic name panels. 

W.5027 

Carr & Co. refrigerated van. Light green livery with 
numbers and markings. 

W.5011 

Watneys 12 ton ventilated van for brewery traffic. 
Red/grey finish. 

W.5018 

Star Salt wagon with peaked roof Authentic 

markings and colours. 

W.5017 

Pycroft ore hopper wagon with dummy stone load. 
Correctly styled name panels. 



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W.S006 

Southdown ore hopper wagon with dummy load. 
Grey finish with name panels. 

W.4666 

Sifta salt wagon in blue livery and with peaked roof. 

W.5O08 

S. Harris 5-plank, 10 ft wheelbase coal wagon. 
Dummy coal load, authentic lettering. 

W.5020 

Kellogg's 20 ton bulk grain wagon. Roof hatches 
moulded in, access ladders, grey colour. 

W.4665 

Saxa salt wagon in traditional yellow livery with red 
lettering and metal hand rails. 

W.4320 

Eskimo foods refrigerated van. White with grey roof, 
handrails to roof ends. 




W4320 




W.5058 

Fruit van 8 ton in grey with G.W. markings. 

W.5059 

Low sided wagon, Auto Spares with load. 

W.5045 

Quaker Oats 20 ton bulk grain wagon fine moulded 
detail and ladders fitted. 

W.5046 

Walls 12 ton ventilated van for general food traffic. 

W.5047 

Bisto ventilated van in interesting brown livery. 

W.5048 

Cranston open wagon 12 ton with dummy coal load. 

WRENN EX-LIVERY WAGONS 

In addition to the main Wrenn Railways 
range of private owners' wagons, the types 
listed below can be supplied in plain finish, 
i.e., without the P.O. markings and 
numbers. This enables any desired colour 
scheme to be applied — Humbrol railway 
enamels are ideal for use on the plastics 
and metal components — and transfers or 
printed panels affixed for any special 
insignia which is required. 



W.4305X 
W.4311X 
W.4318X 
W.4320X 
W.5001X 
W.5005X 
W.5007X 
W.5011X 



Passenger fruit van 
Brake van 
Ventilated van 
Refrigerator van 
Blue Spot fish van 
Cement wagon 
Banana van 
Ventilated van 



W.5057 

Gunpowder van in distinguished 
black livery. 

W.4323 

Long wheelbase, 4 wheeled utility 
van with opening doors, Southern 
Railway green. 

W.5054 

Decca ventilated van, yellow with 
markings. 

W.5053 

B.R. utility van, long wheel base 
with opening doors in brown 
livery. 

W.50S2 

Youngs refrigerator van, with 
private owner markings. 

W.4324 

B.R. utility van — similar to 

W.4323 in current blue livery. 






JV.4652 



W.5051 




W.5055 

Fruit van, long wheel base in B.R. blue. 

W.5056 

Tarmac 21T hopper wagon attractively marked 
with load. 

W.5049 

G.W. passenger fruit van in brown livery. 

W.5050 

North Sea fish van in blue livery. 

W.4652 

Lowmac low loading wagon for transport of 
machinery etc. 

W.5051 

Shell mineral wagon matches the Shell 
industrial 0-6-0. 



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railways Accessories 




WAGON WHEELS 

Metal tyred wheels, spoked or disc 
type, on pin point or plain axle, as 
spares, replacement or conversion of 
previous Wrenn, original Hornby 
Dublo and other proprietary makes. In 
packs of 4 wheel and axle assemblies. 
W.7300 Spoked, pin point. 
W.7301 Disc, pin point. 
W.7302 Spoked, plain. 
W.7303 Disc, plain. 

MOTOR BRUSHES AND SPRINGS 

W.7400 Carbon brushes standard 

type 1 doz. pack. 
W.7401 Brush arm assembly/short 

0-6-0 tank 1 doz, pack. 
W.7402 Brush arm assembly/long 

motor bogie 1 doz. pack. 
W.7403 Brush spring standard (coil) 1 

doz. pack. 
W.7404 Brush spring (ringfield 

motor) Vz doz. ea. L. & R.H. 

pack. 



1. W.7100 Ballast Strip underlay for 5. W.7309 City Cab Interior, 
track 2pcs 6' 3" x % " x 3/32" (not 

illustrated). 6. W.7310 Bulleid 'West Country 

Class' scroll. Pkt V4 doz. 

2. W.7304 Coupling Conversion Set 

contains Hornby Dublo couplings to 7. W.7311 Bulleid 'Southern' Smoke 

convert two wagons or coaches. Box Door Plate. Pkt Mi doz. 



3. W.7307' Golden Arrow' 
Conversion Set (converts loco & 
Pullman). 

4. W.7308 New 5 oole Armature 
3 /«"dia. 



8. W7312 Smoke Box Door 
Handles N.S. Pkt 1 doz. 

9. W.7313 Bulleid Assorted Plaques. 
Pkt 1 doz. 




W.7104 Point lever 
in diecast 
metal. 
Positive 
throw up to 
0.2 in. 



W.7105 Buffer stop of 
rail built type to 
match Wrenn 
and other 
track systems. 




W.7200 Platelayers' hut. Moulded 
plastic fully finished. 



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Wagons 



W.5061 'Shell/BP' Petrol Tank Wagon 

In colourful pre-war livery. 

W.5062 Royal Daylight. Tank Wagon 

Anglo American Oil Co. paraffin wagon. 

W.5063 Banana Van 'Tropical Fruit' 

All metal 12T vent fitted van with emblem. 

W.5064 Fish Van BRT' 

Special purpose van used for British flail Transport. 

W.50P5 Insulator Van Birds Eye' 

One of a range of frozen food vans. 

W.5066 6-wheeled wagon Skol Lager' 

An attractive addition to the existing range of beer tankers. 

W.5067 Five plank wagon 'Amos Benbow' 

Authentic private owner wagon with load. 





Bulleid 
S.R. Locomotives 

This range of locomotives was designed by Bulleid for the 
Southern Railway during the war and marked a new era 
with their revolutionary streamlined casing and valve 
gear. 

The superb Bulleid model by WRENN has sprung centre 
all flanged wheels with additional centre pick-up and cab 
interior detail. Etched brass nameplates and emblems are 
fitted and extremely attractive 'Golden Arrow' versions 
are available, see 'City of Wells' page 7 and details on 
page 1 . 

W.2265 Battle of Britain 'Winston Churchill' B.R. 
Green 

The most famous of all the streamlined Battle of Britain 
locomotives. Modelled in the later B.R. livery and carry- 
ing Winston Churchill's coat of arms. 

W.2266 West Country 'Plymouth* S.R. Green 

Resplendent in S.R. Malachite Green, carrying the well 
known triple yellow lining, attractive nameplate and 
emblem. 

W.2267 Merchant Navy 'Lamport & Holt' B.R. Blue 
This colourful locomotive representing the Merchant 
Navy is modelled in early B.R. Blue with distinctive black 
and white lining and air-smoothed casing, 

Locos not illustrated: W.2265A 'Fighter Pilot' No. 21C155 
S.R. Green. W.2265AX 'Fighter Pilot' No. 21C155 S.R. 
Green. W.2268 'Yeovil' No. 34004 B.R. Blue. W.2275/5P 
'Hurricane' No. 34065 B.R. Green 5 pole. W.2276/5P 
'Exeter' No. 21C101 S.R. Green G/A 5 pole. W.2276X/5P 
'Exeter' No. 21C1Q1 S.R. Green 5 pole. W.2277 'Spitfire' 
No. 34066 B.R. Green (see W.2278 illustrated on back 
page). 

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W.2266 





Colours shown are as near as possible by 
reprographic process. 

Trains illustrated as page headings are just some of 
the many alternatives taken from the extensive 
WRENN range. 

Certain illustrations in this handbook were prepared 
from prototype or early production models. In 
keeping with the company's policy of constant 
product development, they may now be 
manufactured with minor changes in design, 
construction, finish or colour. The right is reserved 
to modify or withdraw any item, and it must be 
noted that ONLY THE ITEMS LISTED ON THE 
CURRENT PRICE LIST are currently in production. 




RAILWAYS 



For Future Release 

Electric 
Motor Coaches 

Midland & Southern Region 



These WRENN models will be based on the Euston — 
Watford electric stock, built at Eastleigh in 1957. Two 
colourful 2 Car sets will be produced to cover both 
London Midland Region and Southern Suburban use. 



W.3008/9 Electric Motor Coach 
2 Car Set B.R. Midland Region. This colourful set in 
Midland Red comprises powered Motor/ Bk 2nd Car 
with matching non powered car in B.R. Midland Red. 

W.3010/11 Electric Motor Coach 

2 Car Set B.R. Southern Region. An attractive model in 
S.R. Malachite Green extensively used on suburban 
routes. Powered Motor/Bk 2nd Car with matching non 
powered car. 

W.5014 Passenger Brake Van 

An attractive and versatile brake van in Midland Red 
livery. Ideal for passenger and freight use. 



Photographed, Designed. Reproduced & Printed in 
England by Fidelity Colour Printers -Basildon (0268) 44066 



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RAILWAYS 



New Locomotives 

W 2201 0-6-0 Tank Loco S.E £r C.R. 

The attractive Wainwright R1 Class in South 

Eastern & Chatham Railway livery. 
W.2278 Merchant Navy J Blue Funnel' 

No.21C13 S.R. Black, A classic Merchant Navy 

Class loco in wartime urtlined black. 
W.2230RF 1000 HP. Bo-Bo Diesel. 

The powerful Class 20 Diesel in latest colourful 

B.R. Railfreight livery. 
W.2281 2-8-0 Freight W/D. 

A fine Stanier 8F in War Dept. livery. 




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l^s G & R Wrenn Ltd. Bowlers Croft, Basildon, Essex, England 

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Description 



Rec. Retail Price 
(inc. VAT) £p 



W6000 

W6000A 

W6001 

W6001A 

W6001B 

W6001AG 

W6002 

W6002A 

W 6002V 

W6002D 

W6002H 

W6003 

W6004 

W6004A 

W6005 

W6005A 

W6006 

W6007 

W6008 

W6009 

W6010 

W6011 

W6012 

W6012A 

W6012B 



W7000 
W7002 
W7101 
W7104 
W7105 
W7200 



W7300 
W7301 
W7302 
W7303 
W7304 
W7307 
W7308 
W7309 
W7400 
W7401 
W7402 
W7403 
W7404 
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508W 
509W 
R.J.1 



WRENN 00 SUPER DETAIL COACHES 

Pullman Car Brake/2nd Car No. 77 1 2.40 

Pullman Car Brake/2nd Car No. 79 1 2.40 

Pullman Car 2nd Class Car No. 73 1 2.40 

Pullman Parlour Car No 87 (Belle Set 3052) 1 2.40 

Pullman Parlour Car No. 86 (Belle Set 3051) 12.40 

Pullman 2nd Class 'Agatha' 1 2.40 

Pullman Car 1st Class 'Aries' 1 2.40 

Pullman 1st Class 'Audrey' (Belle Set 3052) 1 2.40 

Pullman 1st Class 'Vera' (Belle Set 3052) 1 2.40 

Pullman 1st Class 'Doris' (Belle Set 3051) 12.40 

Pullman 1st Class 'Hazel' (Belle Set 3051) 1 2.40 

Pullman Car Brake/2nd BR Blue Livery 1 2.40 

Pullman Car 2nd Class BR Blue Livery 1 2.40 

Pullman Parlour BR Blue 'Brighton Belle' 1 2.40 

Pullman Car 1st Class BR Blue Livery 1 2.40 

Pullman 1st Class BR Blue 'Brighton Belle' 1 2.40 

Brake/2nd Pullman SR Green 1 2.40 

2nd Class Pullman SR Green , 1 2.40 

1st Class Pullman SR Green 1 2.40 

Brake/2nd Pullman LMS Red 1 2.40 

2nd Class Pullman LMS Red 1 2.40 

1st Class Pullman LMS Red 1 2.40 

'G/Arrow' Brown/Cream 1st Class 'Pegasus' 14.16 

'G/Arrow' Brown/Cream 1st Class 'Cecilia' 14.16 

'G/Arrow' Brown/Cream 1st Class 'Aries' 14.16 

WRENN 00 SUPERFLEX TRACK & ACCESSORIES 

Pack of 24 Rail Joiners for Flexible Track 0.61 

Flexible Track N/S Rail 36" long, Black base 1 .60 

Track Fixing Pins, pkt ( 1 qtr. oz.) 0.50 

Point Lever 1 .45 

Buffer Stop 1 .00 

Plate Layer's Hut 1 .00 

WRENN 00 ACCESSORIES & SPARES 

Spoked Wheels & Pin-Point Axle Assy (4 per pkt) 2.85 

Disc Wheels & Pin-Point Axle Assy (4 per pkt) 2.85 

Spoked Wheels & Plain Axle Assy (4 per pkt) 2.85 

Disc Wheels & Plain Axle Assy (4per pkt) 2.85 

Coupling Conv. Set (Converts 2 wagons H/D use) 1 .03 

'Golden Arrow' Conversion Set 3.62 

NEW 5 pole armature (% dia.) 6.87 

City Cab Interior 1 .62 

Standard Carbon Brushes 1 doz. pk x 1 1543 2.57 

Brush Arm Assy (short) 0-6-0 Tank. 12 x 14467A 3.48 

Brush Arm Assy (long) Motor Bogie, 12 x 20237 3.48 

Stan. Brush Spring (coil) 12 x 11544A 1.18 

Ringfield Brush Spring 6 ea. L & RH x 21464/5 2.45 

NEW 00 Gauge Railway Colour Catalogue & P/L 2.75 

WRENN N GAUGE FLEXIBLE TRACK 

N Gauge Superflex Track N/S, 1 yard length 1 .43 

N Gauge Superflex Track Steel, 1 yard length 1 .08 

Rail Joiners Packets of 24 (N Gauge) 0.85 

° NEW Catalogue 

Items illustrated in catalogue but not listed on this price list are not currently in production. 
Check availability with your retailer. 



Printed by Wickford Press Ltd-, Wickforcf, Essex. Tel. 0268 733212 




RAILWAYS 



00, SCALE MODELS 

HOME RETAIL 

PRICE LIST 

August 8th, 1988 



G. & R. WRENN LTD., Bowlers Croft Basildon, 

Essex, England. 

SS143DU 



W2201 

W2204* 

W2206* 

W2210/AM2 

W2211A* 

W2213A* 

W2216* 

W2217A* 

W2218* 

W2219* 

W2221A* 

W2224A* 

W2226/M2 

W2227A* 

W2228* 

W2230 

W2230B* 

W2230RF 

W2231 

W2232 

W2233* 

W2236* 

W2238 

W2240* 

W2247 

W2260A* 

W2262A/5P 

W2265* 

W2266* 

W2266AX 

W2267A° 

W2268A° 

W2270 

W2278 

W2278A° 

W2279/5P 

W2280 

W2281° 

W3004/5 

W3006/7 



W2402° 
W2403 
W2404° 
W2405° 



W4310 

W4311 

W4315 

W4318* 

W4323 

W4324 

W4625 

W4630 

W4630A 

W4640 



Description nee. Retail Price 

(inc. VAT) £p 

WRENN 00 LOCOMOTIVES 

0-6-0 Tank S.E. & C.R. Green 27.50 

0-6-0 Tank LMS Red 27.50 

0-6-0 Tank BR Green 27.50 

4-6-2 Class A4 'Golden Fleece' No. 4495 LNER Blue 5p 78.50 

4-6-2 Class A4 'Silver Link' BR Green 75.85 

4-6-2 Class A4 'Gannet' NE Black 75.85 

0-6-2 Tank BR Black 37.50 

0-6-2 Tank LNER Black 37.50 

2-6-4 4MT Tank BR Black 62.95 

2-6-4 4MT Tank LMS Red 62.95 

4-6-0 Castle Class 'Bristol Castle' BR Green 75.85 

2-8-0 Class 8F Freight BR Black 75.85 

4-6-2 Class 8P 'City of London' BR Maroon 5 pole 81 .50 

4-6-2 Class 8P 'Sir W. Stanier' LMS Black 77.45 

4-6-2 Class 8P 'City of Birmingham' BR Green (P) 77.45 

Bo-Bo 1000 BHP Diesel-Electric BR Green 43.45 

Bo-Bo 1000 BHP Diesel-Electric BR Blue 43.45 

Bo-Bo 1000 BHP Diesel-Electric Raiif reight 43.45 

0-6-0 Diesel-Electric Shunt BR Green 34.85 

0-6-0 Diesel-Electric Shunt BR Blue 34.85 

0-6-0 Diesel-Electric Shunt LMS Black 34.85 

4-6-2 Rebuilt W/C Class 'Dorchester' BR Green 77.45 

4-6-2 Rebuilt M/N Class 'Clan Line' BR Green (P) 77.45 

2-8-0 Class 8F Freight LNER Black 75.85 

4-6-0 Castle Class 'Clun Castle' GW Green (P) 75.85 

4-6-0 R/Scot Class 'Caledonian' LMS Maroon 82.55 

4-6-0 R/Scot Class 'Manchester Regiment' BR Green 5p 84.80 

4-6-2 S/L B/Britain 'Winston Churchill' BR Green 79.1 5 

4-6-2 S/L W/C 'Plymouth' SR Green 79.1 5 

4-6-2 S/L W/C 'City of Wells' BR Green (P) 79.1 5 

4-6-2 S/L M/N 'Lamport & Holt' BR Green 79.1 5 

4-6-2 S/L W/C 'Yeovil' BR Green 79.1 5 

2-6-4 4MT Tank BR Green 62.95 

4-6-2 S/L M/N 'Blue Funnel' SR Black 79.15 

4-6-2 S/L M/N 'Blue Funnel' SR Green 79.1 5 

2-6-4 4MT Tank BR Black 5 pole 65.65 

0-6-2 Tank GW Green 37.50 

2-8-0 8F Freight War Dept. Grey 75.85 

Pullman M/C 2 Car Brighton Belle Set BR Blue 71 .80 

Pullman M/C 2 Car Brighton Belle Set SR Brn/Cream 71 .80 

SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION LOCOS 

4-6-2 W/C Class 'Sir E. Missenden' BR Green 91 .35 

4-6-0 R/Scot Class The Rifle Brigade' LMS Black 94.30 

4-6-2 A4 Class 'Mallard' LNER Blue No. 4468 92.40 

4-6-2 City Class 'Duchess of Atholl' BR Green No. 46231 94.00 

W/C West Country; (P) Preserved; S/L Streamlined; M/C Motor Coach 

WRENN 00 SUPER DETAIL WAGONS 

Guards Van BR Brown 4.73 

Guards Van LMS Brown 4.73 

Horse Box/Opening Doors 'Royden Stables' SR Green 7.59 

Ventilated Van 'Peak Freans' 4.84 

Utility Van/Opening Doors SR Green Livery 7.86 

Utility Van/Opening Doors Blue Livery 7.86 

Bulk Grain BR Grey 5.10 

Cattle Wagon BR Brown 4.73 

Cattle Wagon GW Grey 4.73 

Goods Wagon, Steel Type 4.35 

* Re-introduction. ° NEW ITEM 



Description 



Rec. Retail Price 
(inc. VAT) £p 



W4644 

W4652 

W4652A 

W4655 

W4655A 

W4657 

W4665 

W5000 

W5005 

W5006* 

W5007 

W5008* 

W5012 

W5019 

W5022 

W5022A 

W5029 

W5035 

W5039 

W5049 

W5051A* 

W5053 

W5057* 

W5058 

W5062 

W5067 

W5069* 

W5070 

W5072 

W5074 

W5075* 

W5079 

W5080 

W5081 

W5082 

W5083 

W5084 

W5085 

W5086 

W5087 

W5088 

W5089 

W5090 

W5091 

W5092 

W5093° 

W5094° 

W5095° 

W5096 



W4305X 

W4311X 

W4315X° 

W4318X 

W4658X 

W5001X 

W5007X 

W5019X 



Hopper 21T BR Grey 

Machine Wagon Lomac BR Brown 

Machine Wagon Lortot GW Grey 

Mineral Wagon 16ton BR Grey 

Mineral Wagon BR Brown 

6-Wheeled Wagon 'U.D.' Milk 

Salt Wagon 'Saxa' 

Coal Wagon 'J. Bly' with load 

Cement Wagon 'Tunnel' 

Ore Wagon 'Southdown' 

Banana Wagon 'Geest' 

5-plank Wagon 'Harris' with load 

Parcels Van BR Blue 

Refrigerator Van G.W. White 

Banana Van 'Fyffes' Yellow 

Banana Van 'Fyffes' Brown 

Mineral GW with load 

Hopper 21T 'N.C.B.' with load 

Petrol Wagon 'Esso' Blue 

Passenger Fruit Van GW Brown 

Mineral Wagon 'Esso' Grey 

Utility Van/Opening Doors BR Brown 

Gunpowder Van Black 

Fruit Van 8T GW Grey 

Petrol Tank Wagon 'Royal Daylight' 

5-plank Wagon 'Amos Benbow' with load 

5-olank Wagon 'British Soda' with load 

Salt Wagon 'Distillers Company Ltd' Grey 

Cement Wagon 'Blue Circle' (Bulk Loaded) Grey 

Coal Wagon 'Bassetts' with load 

Coal Wagon 'Twinings' with load Brown 

Hopper Wagon 21T NE 

Cement Wagon 'Rugby' 

Cement Wagon 'Presflo' BR Brown 

Hopper Wagon 'Sykes' with load 

Fruit Wagon 8T BR Brown 

Cement Wagon 'Bulk Cement' 

Utility Van/Opening Doors LMS Red 

6-wheeled Wagon 'Co-op' Milk 

Parcels Van 'Red Star' Blue 

Hopper Wagon 'British Gas' Grey 

Refrigerator Van Insul. - Meat Grey 

Guards Van BR Grey (ex LMS) 

6-wheeled Wagon 'Unigate' 

Cement Wagon 'Readymix' 

Tank Wagon 'I.C.I.' 

Ventilated Van GW Grey 

6-wheeled Wagon 'Express Dairies' 

5-plank Wagon 'A. Bramley' Brown 

WRENN 00 WAGONS EX-LIVERY 

Passenger Fruit Van 

Guards Van 

Horse Box/Opening Doors SR Green 

Ventilated Van 

Silo Wagon 'Prestwin' 

Blue Spot Fish Van 

Banana Van 

Refrigerator Van 

* Re-introduction. ° NEW ITEM 



5.20 
3.29 
3.29 
4.35 
4.35 
7.59 
5.10 
4.73 
5.41 
5.31 
4.84 
4.73 
4.96 
5.20 
4.84 
4.84 
4.73 
5.57 
6.61 
5.41 
4.54 
7.86 
4.73 
4.73 
6.61 
4.73 
4.73 
5.10 
5.41 
4.73 
4.73 
5.20 
5.41 
5.10 
5.57 
4.73 
5.10 
7.86 
7.59 
5.15 
5.20 
5.20 
4.73 
7.59 
5.41 
6.61 
4.49 
7.59 
4.73 



5.41 
4.73 
7.38 
4.49 
6.00 
4.73 
4.49 
5.20